9 December 2004
THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN GENTLEMAN
FOUR EGYPTIAN AMULETS
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 1070-30 B.C.
Including a green faience Nehebkau, with snake head and tail and human body; a dark red glass Ba-bird; a turquoise blue and black faience Thoth as an ibis with a long arching beak; and a cream-brown faience Horus falcon
Nehebkau: 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) high (4)
Ba-Bird: with Charles Ede, Ltd., London, 1982 (Small Sculpture of Ancient Egypt, X, no. 25).
Ibis: with Manhattan Storage and Gallery, New York, early 1980s.
Horus: with K. Auffrey, New York, mid 1970s.
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